DATE: Sunday 15th July
TIME: Boarding 11.45am, sailing 12.15pm for 75 mins
VENUE: Moon River
Gypsy Jazz & Rumba cruise on Moon River with Oleg Ponomarev, Felip Carbonell & friends. Russian fiddle virtuoso Oleg Ponomarev has lived in Ireland for about 20 years now, after making a name for himself with Russian Gypsy Band Lokyo, Oleg has played with many great Irish acts including Yurodny, NoCrows and the Hot Club of Dublin. He is a master of Gypsy Swing, the jazz style made famous by Stephane Grappeli and Django Reinhardt. For this very special cruise Oleg will be joined by his NoCrows bandmate Felip Carbonell, who will contribute some of his manouche styles and Rumba rhythms on guitar, as well as some classic Latin songs. Also in this fine quartet is guitar great Frank Kilkelly and yet another member of NoCrows, double bassist Eddie Lee, a regular on the Moon River Water Music sessions.